President Obama has approved federal disaster assistance after the Boulder and Waldo floods devastated parts of Colorado. A spokesman for Boulder County says 17 people are unaccounted for today.
THIS JUST IN: (AP) — Boulder County spokesman James Burrus says 17 people were unaccounted for this morning #BoulderFlood
— KKTV 11 News (@kktv11news) September 13, 2013
The people are not considered “missing” at this time. “It means we haven’t heard back from them,” the spokesman said.
— Larry Ryckman (@larryryckman) September 13, 2013
An update from Boulder Police Chief Mark Beckner:
Colo. National Guard assisting w/ voluntary evacuations in Lyons, residents being taken to LifeBridge Church in N. Longmont #boulderflood
— Brittany Anas (@BrittanyAnas) September 13, 2013
Lyons Voluntary evacuation by National Guard. Transport to LifeBridge Church, Longmont. Phone bank 303-776-2927 at 9:30 a.m. #boulderflood
— Boulder OEM (@BoulderOEM) September 13, 2013